Author: Shabbu

Cakes & Bakes, Mug Cake

Strawberry and Cream Mug Cake

Ingredients: 4 tbsp plain flour1/4 tsp baking powder1 1/2 tbsp sugar2 tbsp milk2 tbsp heavy whipping cream1 large strawberry, chopped into small pieces Preparation: Add plain flour, baking powder and sugar in a microwave safe mug and mix with a fork or a small whisk. Add milk and whipping cream and mix well until batter […]

Cakes & Bakes, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Blueberry Chocolate Muffins

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup plain flour2 tsp baking powder1/2 cup cocoa powder3/4 cup caster sugar250 ml buttermilk1 large beaten egg4 tbsp oil1 cup blueberries Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with paper cases. Sift together plain flour, baking powder and cocoa powder into a bowl. Add caster […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Okra – Prawns / Vendakka – Chemmeen Mulakittathu

Ingredients: 200 gm prawns, cleaned7-8 vendakka / okra, choppedgooseberry sized tamarind1/2 onion, sliced3 garlic, chopped6 shallots, sliced2-3 green chillies1 small tomato, chopped1 1/2 tbsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 sprig curry leaves2-3 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak tamarind in little water, extract its juice and keep it aside. […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idli

Stick Idli / Popsicle Idli

Ingredients: 2 cups idli battersilicon popsicle mould Preparation: In an idli cooker/ steamer , take enough water and allow to boil. Take silicone popsicle mould and fill idli batter inside the mould and then insert popsicle stick. Place it in the steamer, close with a tight lid and steam cook on medium flame for about […]

Egg, Non Veg

Egg Manchurian

Ingredients: 4 eggs1/2 tsp pepper powder1/4 cup plain flour1/4 cup corn flour1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp ginger, finely chopped1 tsp garlic, finely chopped1 big onion, finely chopped1/2 cup capsicum, cubed2 tbsp tomato sauce2 tsp chilli sauce1 tsp soy sauce1 tbsp corn floursalt to taste2 tbsp spring onions, choppedoil, as required Preparation: In a bowl, add […]

Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Vegetarian

Papaya Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup papaya, thinly sliced1- 1 1/4 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder4-5 green chillies1/2 tsp cumin seeds2-3 tbsp sour yogurt2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and cut papaya into thin slices and keep it aside. Crush grated coconut adding 1/4 […]

Cakes & Bakes, Mug Cake

Avocado Mug Cake

Ingredients: 4 tbsp plain flour3 tbsp sugar1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tbsp oil2 1/2 tbsp milk2 tbsp avocado paste / puree1/2 tsp vanilla essence Preparation: In a large microwave safe mug, add flour, sugar, baking powder and salt and mix with a spoon or fork. Add oil, milk, vanilla essence and avocado paste and mix everything […]

Pickles, Salads/ Condiments

Strawberry Pickle

Ingredients: 20 strawberries6 big garlic cloves, sliced1 tbsp ginger, sliced2 sprig curry leaves2 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp asafoetida1/4 tsp fenugreek powder2 tbsp vinegar1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste3 tbsp oil Preparation: Wash and chop strawberries into pieces. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add sliced garlic, ginger […]

Biriyani, Egg, Non Veg, Rice / Pasta

Pressure Cooker Egg Biriyani

Ingredients: 6 hard boiled eggs2 cups basmati rice3 cups of water2 large onions, sliced1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste2 tomatoes, chopped3 tbsp yogurt1 tbsp + 1 tsp chilli powder1/4+ 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tbsp coriander powder2-3 tsp garam masala3 cardamoms3 cloves3 cinnamon pieces1/4 cup coriander leaves, chopped2 tbsp mint leavessalt to taste3 tbsp ghee1 tbsp oil Preparation: […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Sadhya Recipes, Vegetarian

Beetroot Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 small beetroots5 green chillies1 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 cup yogurt1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp coconut oilsalt Preparation: Peel and cut the beetroot into thin slices. Coarsely grind grated coconut, cumin seeds and 2 green chillies together and keep it aside. Heat 1/2 cup of water […]